Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

Press Releases

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Following reports from several states of non-citizens registering to vote, Congressman Bob Gibbs re-introduced legislation to prevent foreign nationals from illegally registering. The Ensuring American Voters Act will require proof of citizenship at the beginning of the voter registration process.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Bob Gibbs re-introduced the Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act, a bill that expands Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens on water resources development projects owned and operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.  While legislation passed in May 2009 opened National Park Service and National Fish and Wildlife Service lands to concealed-carry permit

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Earlier today, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves named Congressman Bob Gibbs Ranking Member of the Coast Guard and Marine Transportation Subcommittee. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over the US Coast Guard and maritime regulations.

January 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In an effort to protect small businesses from the excessive compliance costs of online sales tax collection, Congressman Bob Gibbs re-introduced legislation to set guidelines for states expanding their sales tax to non-nexus online sales.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - With the shutdown forcing federal essential employees to work without pay, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced the Providing Pay for Essential Employees Act this evening.

December 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) and Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (D-CA) led a bipartisan group to pass the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act, which codifies the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Integrated Planning” initiative into law.

December 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Shortly after passage of HR 2, the Farm Bill, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

November 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On Thursday afternoon, Congressman Bob Gibbs co-sponsored the introduction of the Regulatory Certainty for Navigable Waters Act, which will fully repeal the Obama Administration’s Waters of the United States Rule issued in 2015. Gibbs has been at the forefront of stopping this bureaucratic overreach since its inception.

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - After the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision in June making it easier for states to mandate collection of tax for online sales, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced legislation that will ease the burden for online vendors to comply with any new online sales taxes.  Considering input from local businesses who could be severely impacted by the ruling, Gibbs’ bill will set guidelines fo

September 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – In an effort to bolster the security and integrity of federal elections, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced legislation to prevent foreign nationals from fraudulently registering to vote.  The Ensuring American Voters Act will require proof of citizenship for the voter registration process.

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